Licensed to Practice In:
Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania

Dissolution of Marriage – Divorce with or without children.

Establish Paternity, Legal Decision Making, Parenting Time and Child Support – The court determines Legal Decision making and parenting time in accordance with the best interest of the child. The court considers all factors that are relevant to the child’s physical and emotional will being including other statutory factors.

Equitable Division of Assets and Debts – The court will divide the community property and community debts of the parties equitably. That does not necessarily mean equally. Assets include, but are not limited to real property, retirement accounts, furniture, vehicles and businesses.

Post Decree Modifications/Enforcements – Often times after a divorce has been finalized, there is a change is circumstances for one of the parties which requires a modification of the previous court orders. Sometimes it has to do with an increase or decrease in child support, or there may be cause to modify a parenting plan or a previous order may need to be enforced if one party fails to comply with terms of the divorce decree.

Grandparent/Third Party Custody – A person other than a legal parent may petition the court for legal decision-making authority or placement of a child.

Relocation – If both parties reside in the state of Arizona at the time of the divorce, generally, neither parent may relocate with a minor child outside the state or more than one hundred miles within the state without providing the other party with at least forty-five days’ advanced written notice. Within thirty days after notice is made, the non-moving party may petition the court to prevent relocation.

Termination of Parental Rights – Any person or agency that has a legitimate interest in the welfare of a child, including but not limited to, a relative, a foster parent, a physician, the department or a private licensed child welfare agency may file a petition for termination of the parent-child relationship based on statutory factors and the best interest of the child.

Orders of Protection/Injunction against harassment – A party to a case may be the victim of domestic violence and in need of a protective order from the court.